WBEA Events Calendar

Connecting the Dots Networking Luncheon

July 12, 2012

(formerly known as Full Course Networking) This unique event provides 18 new contacts as well as a powerful keynote speaker! A new take on an old event if sure to bring you new possibilities.

Event Details

Event Time:
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Event Location:
Renaissance Houston Hotel
6 East Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX



Registraton,  9:30am - 11:30am

Member Orientation,  10:30am - 11:00am

Mini Trade Show,  11:00am - 12:00pm

Luncheon,  12:00pm - 1:30pm

HHC Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses Program Workshop,  1:45pm - 2:45pm


This networking luncheon promotes networking between our WBEs and our corporate members; giving you the opportunity to sit at two different tables during the course of your meal. You will have the chance to network with up to 18 different corporations and WBEs.  In addition, hear highly sought-after speaker, Jennifer Dean, as she speaks on Connecting the Dots of WBEA.  Jennifer’s unique and often funny insights will have you laughing out loud and motivated to find new ways to “Make Connections Count”.


In addition, the WBEA Board of Directors President, Kelly Mortensen, will address the embership on the many changes taking place at WBEA.




On-Site Registration Tickets: $60




Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Lynn Dean

President & CEO, Dean's Professional Services


Jennifer Lynn Dean is President & CEO of Dean’s Professional Services – Smith & Dean, Inc., an award-winning staffing, staff development, & consulting firm. In 1993 Dean's Professional Services opened it's doors, specializing in staff development.  Since that time, the company has expanded to include other areas of staffing including: clerical, administrative, environmental, event services, legal, accounting, and information technology.


As a business owner, Jennifer developed a strong desire to share her knowledge with others through public speaking.  Her company Outspoken provides professional development, customer service training, and customized workshops.  A highly sought-after speaker and life coach, Jennifer speaks more than 60 times a year to various medical associations, women’s associations, educational institutions, and churches throughout the United States. Jennifer provides her unique insight through panel and keynote addresses to multiple venues conferences, symposiums and conventions.  In addition, she has shared her journey about life with laugh-out-loud wisdom through her book entitled An Energy Drink for the Soul “The First Sip”, and her new 30-day journal An Energy Drink for the Soul "Just a Taste."


To learn more about Jennifer and Dean's Professional Services, click HERE



 Thank You To Our Current Sponsors 




Mini Trade Show Exhibitors:

Brand IQ

Dean's Professional Services

HCC Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses

Keystone Resources

Tell Your Tale Marketing & Design

     DBS Marketing & Promotions      

         EXHIBIT NETWORK           

Houston Woman Magazine


True Vines


Table Sponsors:

BP America, Inc.



Fluor Corporation


Universal Personnel

CenterPoint Energy

The Coca-Cola Company


Houston Woman Magazine

Port of Houston Authority



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